Park Information


Open 365 days a year, from sunrise to 11:00 p.m.


50 Vaughn Road, Nashville, TN 37221
Open 9am – 5pm, Monday-Friday
Visit or Call Warner Parks Headquarters for:
  • General Information
  • Rentals and Permits
  • The Friends of Warner Parks Offices
  • To report abuse of park property, damage to facilities or non-emergency hazards
  • To report or deliver lost/found items.
    Please note, neither Metro Parks nor FOWP are responsible for lost or damaged items while visiting Warner Parks.


Public restrooms open year-round are located at the Warner Park Nature Center, the Percy Warner Golf Course, and the Equestrian Center.

Public restrooms open seasonally are located near Edwin Warner’s picnic shelters and at the athletic fields.

Portable restrooms are also located in various areas throughout both Percy and Edwin Warner Parks.

There are no restrooms on the trails or in the interior of the Parks. Remember to utilize facilities beforehand.


Photography in the Parks
All organized/professional photography and video in the Parks requires a permit. Download the application here, and email it to Cammie Claybrook (
Alcohol in the Parks
Per the Metro Parks and Recreation Department, which established the rules and regulations for all Metro Parks, alcohol is prohibited in Warner Parks.
Wildlife in the Parks
Respect the wildlife. Never feed or approach a wild, stray or injured animal. If you see something unusual, please notify the Warner Parks Nature Center staff. *Please note, the Nature Center is not a licensed wildlife rehabilitation center and cannot accept injured wildlife.

Warner Park Nature Center: 615.862.8555
Dogs in the Park
Metropolitan Government of Nashville & Davidson County leash laws and regulations regarding the removal of dog waste are strictly enforced throughout Warner Parks. Dogs are welcome throughout Warner Parks (with the exception of the Burch Reserve) as long as they are kept on a leash, no longer than six feet in length. The Edwin Warner Dog Park is a leash-free zone where dogs may play freely within the fenced area.  View a complete list of rules and regulations here.
Running in the Parks
Running is allowed on roadways and hiking trails, but never on horse trails (a spooked horse may cause injury to the rider and/or runner; walking is also prohibited on the horse trails). Runners may run in groups of no more than 3 individuals and must yield to hikers and walkers.
Mountain Biking in Parks
Mountain bikes are allowed only on Percy Warner’s professionally constructed mountain bike trails. Mountain biking is not allowed in hiking trails or horse trails.


Metro Park Police
Call to report suspicious activity or an emergency.
Park Watch
Join Park Watch to help keep our parks safe.
Safety Tips
  • Enjoy the Parks with a friend
  • Park smart. Never leave any valuables in your vehicle, even in the locked trunk.
  • Take keys with you.
  • Be aware of your surroundings.
  • Carry a cell phone with you.
  • Stay on designated trails at all times!
  • Keep dogs on a leash no longer than six feet in length at all times, unless in Edwin Warner Dog Park.
  • Only use park equipment and/or facilities for the intended purpose.
  • Children should be supervised by an adult at all times.
  • Pay attention to weather conditions.
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